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A telecommunications system for use in a secure facility such as a jail, prison or the like. The systems, devices and methods disclosed provide ...
Increasingly minimal bias routing
A system and algorithm configured to generate diversity at the traffic source so that packets are uniformly distributed over all of the available paths, but to...
Distributed vehicle service method and system
A method and system for conducting a vehicle service comprises the steps of receiving signals representative of vehicle parameters, accessing data and/or...
Radio frequency communication with antenna index coding
The inventors have recognized that in RF communication systems, by switching between transmit antennas of an RF transmitter on a sub-symbol basis (antenna index...
System and method for starting a motor
A motor controller coupled to a motor is provided. The motor controller is configured to transmit a first instruction to the motor to perform a first start...
Variable magnetomotive force rotary electric machine and control device
for variable magnetomotive force rotary...
A rotary electric machine includes a stator and a rotor. The rotor has at least one permanent magnet arranged in a d-axis magnetic path. The rotor includes a...
Axial flux motor with stator pre-load
A motor comprises a stator assembly, a rotor assembly having a stator core, and a stator cup adjacent the stator core. The inside surface of the stator cup...
Mechanism for charging an electronic device with a retractable cord reel
An mechanism for charging an electronic device with a retractable cord reel. The device maintains a substantially continuous converted power source connection...
Method and apparatus for managing demand response resources in a power
In one aspect of the teachings herein, demand responsive loads are selected for involvement in a given DR event using an advantageous approach to selection that...
Paralleling of active filters with independent controls
A parallel filter arrangement with at least two filters supplying current in line side sensing configuration and a number of sensors for measuring current. The...
Parallel motor drive disable verification system and method
Systems and methods are provided for performing diagnostic testing for multiple motor drives operating in parallel. In one embodiment, the diagnostic testing...
Negative grid for battery
A method for producing a negative grid for a battery which includes providing a strip of battery grid material and performing a punching operation on the...
Internal header flow divider for uniform electrolyte distribution
The present disclosure details header flow divider designs and methods of electrolyte distribution. Internal header flow dividers may include multiple flow...
Lithium ion battery module
A lithium-ion battery module includes a housing having a plurality of partitions configured to define a plurality of compartments within a housing. The battery...
Switching phase offset for contactor optimization
A system and methods providing for minimizing the arc energy delivered to the pads of a plurality of contactors using a single control coil based on monitoring...
System for managing address reflectors
A system is disclosed for managing address reflectors. In one example, the system discloses a reflector storage 108, 116, 124, 608, with a set of reflector...
System and method of data processing for a printing operation
Systems and methods relating to preparing data for use in a printing operation are provided. One method includes receiving selected records from a first data...
Screen reader with focus-based speech verbosity
The amount of speech output to a blind or low-vision user using a screen reader application is automatically adjusted based on how the user navigates to a...
Solid state photomultiplier
Embodiments of a solid state photomultiplier are provided herein. In some embodiments, a solid state photomultiplier may include a microcell configured to...
Expanded foam former apparatus and method for making the same
An MR coil former apparatus includes a body, a coil array, and a coil cover. The body defines a patient-facing positive surface opposite a non-patient-facing...
Risk-managed, single-use, pre-calibrated, pre-sterilized sensors for use
in bio-processing applications
Single-use, pre-sterilized, and pre-calibrated, pre-validated sensors are provided. These sensors are designed to store sensor-specific information, such as...
Detection of gas-phase analytes using liquid crystals
Provided herein is technology relating to detecting gaseous analytes and particularly, but not exclusively, to devices and methods related to detecting gaseous...
Piezoelectric substrate for the study of biomolecules
A method of forming extremely small pores in a substrate may be used to produce, for example, an apparatus for the study of biological molecules, by providing a...
Method and system for insulating structural building components
In one aspect, the present invention relates to a structural assembly including a first frame member hingedly coupled to a second frame member. A support member...
Modular manifold for a tankless water heater
A modular manifold for a tankless water heater includes a first cavity member and a second cavity member. The first cavity member includes a first opening, a...
Portable steam generating device
A steam generating device has a handle and a nozzle or pad attached to the handle for treating a surface. The handle includes a heat exchanger, a water...
Stepped load pull back using rams
A thrust apparatus for a rod string. The apparatus has a stationary frame, a thrust frame with a rod gripper, two hydraulic cylinders and two rams in fluid...
Thrust bearing for HVAC compressor
Embodiments of a thrust bearing that may be used with a crankshaft of a HVAC compressor, particularly a HVAC compressor with a vertical or near-vertical placed...
Inertial gas-liquid impactor separator with flow director
An inertial gas-liquid impactor separator includes flow director guidance structure directing and guiding flow through the housing from the inlet to the outlet...
Crankcase ventilation self-cleaning coalescer with intermittent rotation
A method and system is provided for regenerating and cleaning an air-oil coalescer of a crankcase ventilation system of an internal combustion engine generating...
A sink system includes a sink basin. The sink basin includes a bottom surface having a drain; one or more walls extending upward from the bottom surface; one or...
Depth-related help functions for a shovel training simulator
Systems and methods for training an operator. One system includes a computing device including a processing unit and computer-readable medium. The...
Luminescence-based methods and probes for measuring cytochrome P450
The invention provides compounds, compositions, methods, substrates, and kits useful for analyzing the metabolic activity in cells, tissue, and animals and for...
Systems and methods for the secretion of recombinant proteins in gram
Disclosed herein are systems and methods for producing recombinant proteins utilizing mutant E. coli strains containing expression vectors carrying nucleic...
Hematopoietic precursor cell production by programming
The invention generally regards methods for providing hematopoietic cells and precursors of hematopoietic cells from a variety of cell sources, such as...
Antimicrobial housing and cover for a medical device
A method for immobilizing dyes and antimicrobial agents on a polymeric cover or housing for a medical device is disclosed and described. The surface may be that...
Child resistant pouch having recloseable zipper and methods
A reclosable zipper pouch includes a zipper-operable section and a zipper-non-operable section to provide difficulty to a child to open the pouch, and remain...
Carton with corner crumple zones
A shipping carton having a force receiving area located adjacent opposing edges of the carton's top and bottom edges. The force receiving area is configured to...
Detection system using photo-sensors
The present invention relates to system for determining a movement of a control device and a system for detecting drowsiness of a driver of a vehicle, as well...
Self-propelled off-road vehicle with system for torque control at shift
A self-propelled off-road agricultural vehicle such as a product applicator is provided with a system for torque control at shift points. The self-propelled...
Open-mesh bags and methods of production
Bags, such as L-sewn bags and multi-substrate bags, are formed at least in part from an open mesh material that includes filaments that intersect one another....
Apparatus for automatically gluing head and tail ends of stock material
Feedstock is delivered perpendicular to the line of applied glue in an automated gluing machine, thereby simplifying operation and better accommodating other...
Injection molding factory system and manufacturing method
The present invention includes an injection molding factory system and an associated facility that comprises a building having a series of injection molding...
Sound-based weld travel speed sensing system and method
A weld travel speed sensing system includes at least one sound sensor configured to sense a sound generated to allow determination of a position of a welding...
Apparatus and method for generating nitric oxide in controlled and
A nitric oxide generator generates nitric oxide from a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen such as air treated by a pulsating electrical discharge. The desired...
Fire suppression system
A fire suppression system including at least one heat-sensing device attached to a CPU-controlled sprinkler, which upon detection of a heat signature, activates...
Medical dressing comprising an apertured hydrogel
Disclosed is an apertured hydrogel that is used in connection with an insertion device to provide comfort at the site of entry into the skin. In one embodiment,...
Method of forming an absorbent structure
A liquid absorbent structure is made by dry laying a fibrous web having incorporated therein a superabsorbent material, and applying an aqueous composite...
Continuous ratchet medical instrument drive
The present invention is a continuous medical instrument adapter that safely provides a 180-degree torque force during a surgical procedure while accommodating...
Cannulated medical instrument handle with a removable insert
A cannulated medical instrument handle apparatus comprised of a handle housing component with a hollow handle insert channel and a removable tubular insert that...